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  1. 8 Turkey bacon

  2. 1 1/3 lbs 605g / 21oz Ground turkey breast

  3. 1 package 2 Garlic cloves - finely chopped

  4. 1 Shallot or 1/4 red onion - finely chopped (large)

  5. 2 tablespoons 30ml Chopped fresh thyme leaves

  6. 1 tspn dried thyme leaves

  7. 2 tablespoons 30ml Chopped fresh cilantro leaves -

  8. 1/2 Green, red, or yellow bell pepper - seeded, chopped fine (small)

  9. 1 Serrano or jalapeño pepper - seeded, chopped fine

  10. 2 teaspoons 10ml Ground cumin

  11. 1 teaspoon 5ml Cayenne hot sauce - (to 2)

  12. 2 teaspoons 10ml Grill seasoning blend

  13. 1/2 lb 227g / 8oz Deli-sliced pepper jack cheese

  14. 4 Crusty kaiser rolls - split

  15. 1 cup 237ml Sweet red pepper relish

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Recipe Instructions Chop your garlic and veggies. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Wipe excess grease from pan and return skillet to heat. While bacon cooks, combine turkey meat, garlic, shallot or onion, thyme, cilantro or parsley, bell pepper, serrano or jalapeño pepper, cumin, hot pepper sauce, grill seasoning or salt and pepper. Divide mixture into 4 equal mounds then form meat into patties. Drizzle patties with vegetable oil to coat. Cook in skillet over medium high heat for 5 to 6 minutes on each side. Place sliced cheese over the patties in the last 2 minutes of cooking, use 1 or 2 slices for each patty, as you like. Pile cooked cheeseburgers into buns. Spread sweet relish or jelly on bun tops and set red leaf lettuce into place, using the relish or jelly as glue. Top cheeseburgers with 2 slices of cooked, crisp bacon or turkey bacon and lettluce. Then serve with tortilla chips, tossed salad and/or Spicy O-nuts. This recipe yields 4 servings.


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